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WAIW | Reaction to the USA Election (2020)

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It's no surprise that the United States has problems that need to be dealt with, but it is disappointing that its citizens couldn't at least clearly deal with one today. Read More »

WAIW | Taking a Vegan B12 Supplement

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About a month has passed since I first talked about my possible B12 deficiency, so I guess an update is in order, right? Read More »

WAIW | Healthcare Should Be Universal

Image contains a photo of a white bowl of soup and noodles on the left, a glass cup of tea in the top right-hand corner, and a paper note in the bottom right-hand. On the note, there is handwriting that says "Vitamin B12, iron, homocysteine, ferritin, and hemoglobin electrophoresis."

If your goal is to reduce suffering in the world, then pushing for universal healthcare should be a part of your activism. Read More »

WAIW | Harvesting Bitter Melon

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As I mentioned last week, one of the biggest successes in our garden involves a vegetable I don't like. This week, I decided to harvest it and try again. Read More »

WAIW | Am I A Vegan With A B12 Deficiency?

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If you're vegan or vegetarian, taking a vitamin B12 supplement is something you should do in order to avoid ending up like me. Read More »

TBT | I Don’t Like Durian

Image contains a photo of a bearded white man pinching his nose and looking unhappy. To the right of the man, there is a black plastic tray of durian, which is a yellowish fruit shaped in large pieces.

After trying it several times in a number of different ways, I guess I'm just one of those vegans that doesn't like the king of fruit. Read More »